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203 Comments on "“If You Want to Survive in Design, You Better Learn to Code”"

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FutureArchitect1
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FutureArchitect1
18 days 7 hours ago
i graduated from graphic design 3 years ago and having specialised in type and print acquired a few freelance stints and an internship with a film festival. however, none of it has really amounted to much and after having found myself unemployed yet again have began to learn more code. applying for entry level jobs everyday you realise how much emphasis employers put on your ability to code. UX jobs are really taking over and increasingly as companies become more entwined with the "smart" economy there will be more demand for skills in design. i cant believe some of the… Read more »
077 Di
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077 Di
28 days 22 hours ago

I don't know what you talking about man?!…all the jobs i get for few years now are graphic designer that know programming high level or user experience designer and i get them all!!! it's becoming more and more difficult as time goes by! .maybe you working in google because you already know code and use your connections but most designers don't know this and don't

Zaydek Michels-Gualtieri
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Zaydek Michels-Gualtieri
1 month 13 days ago

Dear god what font is that?? The bold one

ahmed korim
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ahmed korim
2 months 5 days ago

BRO PLEASE DONT USE BACKGROUND MUSIC

ANTING CHANG
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ANTING CHANG
3 months 17 days ago

This general concept as I think is hire one person to work double work for company and paid one salary. Not only happen in design or coding.

Tim Moore
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Tim Moore
5 months 11 days ago
So this discussion is as brand new as Netscape 2.0 – which I was there for. I became a full time web professional in NYC just as Netscape 1.0 came out – before there were background colors – at around age 30. Back then what evolved in the following 3 or 4 years was an implicit understanding that there were coders and there were designers and there were project managers. Project managers made sure the team worked well together and could recognize quality and helped the coder design the overall feel of the site. Designers made art and screen mockups… Read more »
Tim Moore
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Tim Moore
5 months 11 days ago
So this discussion is as brand new as Netscape 2.0 – which I was there for. I became a full time web professional in NYC just as Netscape 1.0 came out – before there were background colors – at around age 30. Back then what evolved in the following 3 or 4 years was an implicit understanding that there were coders and there were designers and there were project managers. Project managers made sure the team worked well together and could recognize quality and helped the coder design the overall feel of the site. Designers made art and screen mockups… Read more »
M Niranth
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M Niranth
5 months 12 days ago

programming as a skill can be attained by almost by anyone! at least to the degree of survivability! this is coming from a person who did horrible in mathematics throughout the school!

M Niranth
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M Niranth
5 months 12 days ago

programming as a skill can be attained by almost by anyone! at least to the degree of survivability! this is coming from a person who did horrible in mathematics throughout the school!

TheIronic3
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TheIronic3
5 months 22 days ago

A lot of companies call "computational designers" a "technical artist." Designers who are able to code has been a thing for awhile in the industry as UI has increased in complexity.

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